Brighton murder trial defendant says he was responsible for causing death of Abdul Deghayes

The man charged with murdering Abdul Deghayes in Brighton told a jury this morning: “I accept that it was my responsibility for causing his death.” Daniel Macleod, 37, said: “Throughout that whole incident I never saw any blood although I’ve seen the pictures showing how awful...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 12:22 pm

Missing Brighton teenage girl found

A teenage girl who went missing from her Brighton home was found just hours after Sussex Police issued a public appeal for help tracing her. The force put out a public appeal on Friday (25 September) and this morning (Monday 28 September) it said that she was found later the same...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 10:06 am

Conservatives welcome Green u-turn on Madeira Drive

The Greens want a partial reopening of Madeira Drive along virtually identical lines to the Conservative proposal tabled at a meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council on Thursday 13 August. But when the almost identical proposal was discussed at the meeting of the full council...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020 at 9:52 am

Police fine five people for breaking coronavirus rules over past month

Five people suspected of breaking rules aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus have been fined by Sussex Police over the past month. The force said that three were given “fixed penalty notices” for not wearing a face mask on public transport and two were fined f...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020 at 11:07 pm

Brighton man banned after being caught driving having taken cocaine twice in one week

A Brighton man has been banned from driving for nearly two years after being caught behind the wheel of the same car twice in a week having had cocaine. Stuart Pearce, 32, of Queen’s Park Road, Brighton, pleaded guilty on Thursday (24 September) to driving with more than the...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020 at 8:20 pm

Driving instructor finds the right gear to help children learn about Brighton

A driving instructor from Brighton has created a “car play mat” for children to learn about the streets and sights in his home town by the sea. Marcos Millet, 24, owner of Brighton driving school U-Drive, said that he wanted the mat to “encourage children to learn about t...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020 at 4:18 pm

Tross ‘hard’ luck for Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Manchester United 3 Albion some how lost to an under par Manchester United despite one player hitting the woodwork three times and the referee blowing for full time at 2-2. Leandro Trossard hit the right and left posts at the south end of the stadium...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020 at 2:28 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Manchester United 1

Albion are level with United but could be a least two goals in front. Leandro Trossard has hit the post twice, both the left and right-hand uprights. And a header from Adam Webster was tipped on to the crossbar by David de Gea. Tariq Lamptey won a penalty for the Seagulls after...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020 at 1:24 pm

Premier League Match Day 3 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester United

Albion play the first of two matches in five days against Manchester United and line up as follows. Adam Lallana replaces Yves Bissouma who is suspended after being sent off in the win over Newcastle United last weekend. The enforced switch is Graham Potter’s only change to...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020 at 12:08 pm

Jailed Brighton robber wanted by police

A Brighton woman who was jailed for robbery is wanted for return to prison, Sussex Police said yesterday (Friday 25 September). Brooke Brennan, 22, was jailed for nearly three and a half years in May last year after she and her ex-boyfriend partially blinded their teenage victim....
Posted On 26 Sep 2020 at 12:10 am